October Surprises - ink and digital paint by Serena Fenton

October Surprise

October 23, 2017

This drawing began in black and white, ink on paper.  But in the digital coloring, something shifted. The creatures started out as monsters, but ended up friendly and happy.  

True Love - ink drawing with colored pencil by Serena Fenton
Slurp - ink drawing with colored pencil by Serena Fenton
Cat tails - ink and watercolor by Serena Fento

Hunting for Cat Tails

October 12, 2017

Happens every year – along about mid-October, I get hungry for paint and color. Inktober is just too dark.   I caved a bit early this year. The weather has been hot and muggy outside, the remnants of a tropical storm.  It feels like July, not cool and crisp, the way I like it.  Clearly the […]

Dinner - Inktober 2017 by Serena Fenton

Dinner – InkTober 9

October 9, 2017

Dinner – a much anticipated treat, but also disappointing.  What’s a dog to do? Today’s #InkTober doodle for October 9,2017

Ralph, a portrait - pen, brush and ink by Serena Fenton
Looking up - real and digital ink by Serena Fenton

India and Digital Ink – InkTober #5 – 2017

October 5, 2017

An Inktober ink mix: I began with zebra brush pen with waterproof ink and was going to move on to watercolor, but after I scanned it, the siren song of PhotoShop was too strong.  Color and colored pen strokes are all digital.

Poison - InkTober Day 3 by Serena Fenton

InkTober Poison

October 3, 2017

Poison apples and the evil witch for #Inktober day 3. I had a couple minutes to throw in some digital ink too. #inktober2017

Divided - Inktober Day 2 by Serena Fenton

Divided into InkTober

October 2, 2017

Today’s InkTober prompt is divided.  Since I am thinking about children’s math, that came down to just one thing.  Unfortunately that leads to fractions, which is not tomorrow’s prompt.

Swift, October 1 for InkTober2017 by Serena Fenton

Let the InkTober Begin!

October 2, 2017

Late last night I barely made the October 1 deadline for the first day of InkTober.  I’m glad it’s back. There’s nothing like a deadline to inspire activity. My drawing for October 1. Rule for InkTober are simple- see below: And the official daily prompts, but you can draw / submit anything that flows out […]